Fresh Fish Cat TheBigForest Blog

Fresh Fish Cat

This chap appeared after our visit to the Fry Gallery. We blogged a few weeks ago about the gallery and the amazing surge of inspiration that came from our visit. ‘Fresh Fish Cat’ has a 1950′s modernist vibe and his

Fresh Fish Cat TheBigForest Blog

Fresh Fish Cat

This chap appeared after our visit to the Fry Gallery. We blogged a few weeks ago about the gallery and the amazing surge of inspiration that came from our visit. ‘Fresh Fish Cat’ has a 1950′s modernist vibe and his

Resturant David Hicks TheBigForest Blog

The Great Interior Design Challenge and a moment with David Hicks

We love The Great Interior Design Challenge on BBC2, an opportunity for amateur designers to work with their first client in buildings of architectural interest. Deco flats, 1920’s beach huts, medieval houses and eco live work units are the blank

Resturant David Hicks TheBigForest Blog

The Great Interior Design Challenge and a moment with David Hicks

We love The Great Interior Design Challenge on BBC2, an opportunity for amateur designers to work with their first client in buildings of architectural interest. Deco flats, 1920’s beach huts, medieval houses and eco live work units are the blank

Where in the world 4 TheBigForest

Where in the world?

We were clearing out the loft when we came across three large, old poster photographs left by the previous owner. But where in the world are the locations?  We only have three possible clues, all of which might be red

Where in the world 4 TheBigForest

Where in the world?

We were clearing out the loft when we came across three large, old poster photographs left by the previous owner. But where in the world are the locations?  We only have three possible clues, all of which might be red

Cute Felt Bears US Edition TheBigForest

TheBigForest in the US and Canada. Lost (and found) in translation

The US and Canadian copy of our book final arrived in TheBigForest hut. We knew the text would be tweaked but it’s been interesting reading. TheBigForest hut in the forest overlooking Brighton Pier – with its amusement arcades and fish

Cute Felt Bears US Edition TheBigForest

TheBigForest in the US and Canada. Lost (and found) in translation

The US and Canadian copy of our book final arrived in TheBigForest hut. We knew the text would be tweaked but it’s been interesting reading. TheBigForest hut in the forest overlooking Brighton Pier – with its amusement arcades and fish

Parlour Poetry TheBigForest

Parlour Poetry – go on, cheer me up!

The by-line of this book is ‘101 improving gems’ and it celebrates poetry that ‘generations of well-bought-up children recited to admiring elders in front parlour from Peckham, London to Pekin, Illinois’. It’s all boisterous high drama stuff re-presented, as the

Parlour Poetry TheBigForest

Parlour Poetry – go on, cheer me up!

The by-line of this book is ‘101 improving gems’ and it celebrates poetry that ‘generations of well-bought-up children recited to admiring elders in front parlour from Peckham, London to Pekin, Illinois’. It’s all boisterous high drama stuff re-presented, as the

Quince and Apple TheBigForest

Quince, apple and a good read

Quince are only available for a short season and are often hard to find so we were delighted to see a small basket of the fruit on the market stall. Peeled, sliced thinly and stewed with apple they add a

Quince and Apple TheBigForest

Quince, apple and a good read

Quince are only available for a short season and are often hard to find so we were delighted to see a small basket of the fruit on the market stall. Peeled, sliced thinly and stewed with apple they add a

TheBigForest Vintage Knitting Pattern 01

We love: Retro knitting

We have been rummaging through our collection of vintage knitting patterns. They show a world of aspiration – a world that is better than one’s own but so easily obtainable by knitting a dress, a sweater, a hat or a

TheBigForest Vintage Knitting Pattern 01

We love: Retro knitting

We have been rummaging through our collection of vintage knitting patterns. They show a world of aspiration – a world that is better than one’s own but so easily obtainable by knitting a dress, a sweater, a hat or a